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The honorees with BP Diaz, co-host Valentin, and Councilman Andy King.

Bronx Week Parade 2018

Bronx Week Parade 2018 By Robert Press Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and his co-host for the Bronx Week Parade Bronxnet television personality Ms. Rhina Valentin arrived before the parade began, so they warmed up the people arriving as […]

by · May 24, 2018 · Local News, News
Ed Mulraine is a pastor and author.

OPINION: God, Guns and the Mentally Ill

GOD, GUNS AND THE MENTALLY ILL It is sad to note the number of men, young and old, who are suffering from some form of mental illness. From paranoid schizophrenia to bipolar disorder, men are literally going insane. Their minds […]

Bronx Annual Dominican Heritage Celebration 2018

Bronx Annual Dominican Heritage Celebration 2018

Bronx Annual Dominican Heritage Celebration 2018, May 29, 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Bronx County Bldg, 851 Grand Concourse. RSVP ssanabria@bronxbp.nyc.gov.

Where The Pols Are, May 21

Where The Pols Are, May 21

CM Vanessa Gibson calls on the de Blasio Administration to build more affordable senior citizen housing on vacant NYCHA land.

Josefina Medina, 95, and her daughter Lydia Cardona were reunited after a 5-year separation.--Photo by David Greene

Mother, 95, and Daughter Reunited After 5-Years

Mother, 95, and Daughter Reunited After 5-Years by David Greene Many of the elderly residents at the 65-bed ArchCare at St Vincent’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, celebrated Mother’s Day with a special brunch held for residents, who were joined by […]

by · May 18, 2018 · News
Bronx Terminal Market. Credit: Chun Lai Photography

Spring Into Fitness at Bronx Terminal Market

  “SPRING INTO FITNESS” AT BRONX TERMINAL MARKET A FREE HEALTH AND WELLNESS EVENT SERIES THURSDAYS IN MAY! May is Wellness Month in the Bronx! Bronx Terminal Market is celebrating with the introduction of a new health and wellness experience, […]

Center for Media and Peace Initiatives

Media and Diaspora Strategies: Sub Saharan Africa, May 18

Is it worth it to engage journalists to expand democratic participation? Join the conversation on the participation of journalists in democratic expansion in Sub Saharan Africa with guest speaker, Dr. Michael Onolomemen. Sponsored by the Center for Media and Peace […]

Where The Pols Are, May 18

Where The Pols Are, May 18

Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule. 8:30 AM – New York City Public Advocate Letitia James attends the Eagle Academy Foundation Awards Breakfast, Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway, Manhattan. 10:00 AM – “The Brian Lehrer Show” features […]

Bronx Week Concert 2018, May 20

Bronx Week Concert 2018, May 20

Bronx Week 2018 Concert – The Bronx is flourishing with an amazing diversity of talent. We want to continue this growth by encouraging everyone to come out and empower those taking center stage, showcasing their talents. The concert features Coro, […]

Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas. Photo Credit: Attorney General's Office

BREAKING: Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas Indicted on Larceny Charges

Today, Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas was been indicted by a grand jury on larceny charges for allegedly stealing campaign funds and failing to disclose funds that he used for personal expenses. Back on March 12, then-Attorney General Eric T. […]

PARADE, FOOD & ARTS FESTIVAL, AND CONCERT — Sunday, May 20

PARADE, FOOD & ARTS FESTIVAL, AND CONCERT — Sunday, May 20

PARADE, FOOD & ARTS FESTIVAL & CONCERT – Sunday May 20 The Parade – Bronx Pride is on display as celebrities, marching bands community organizations, schools, sports teams and civic groups march along Mosholu Parkway, highlighting the best of the […]

Breaking the Fast Together: Ramadan Iftar Dinner, May 31

Breaking the Fast Together: Ramadan Iftar Dinner, May 31

New York City skyline. Credit: nyc.gov

Where The Pols Are, May 17

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in New York City with no public schedule. 8:00 AM – New York City Public Advocate Letitia James meets with the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors, Fortis Lux Financial, 277 Park Ave., Manhattan. 9:45 AM – […]

Sen. Klein Hosts Annual Education Leadership Breakfast, 5/16

Sen. Klein Hosts Annual Education Leadership Breakfast, 5/16

Senator Jeff Klein held his Annual Education Leadership Breakfast, which honors public, private and Catholic school parent leaders throughout the 34th District in the Bronx and Westchester County. The event was co-hosted by community partner, Healthfirst. The program included a breakfast […]

WYSK: WHAT’S ALL THIS FUSS ABOUT TAXI AND LIMOUSINE COMMISSION (TLC) FINES?

WYSK: WHAT’S ALL THIS FUSS ABOUT TAXI AND LIMOUSINE COMMISSION (TLC) FINES?

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz WHAT’S ALL THIS FUSS ABOUT TAXI AND LIMOUSINE COMMISSION (TLC) FINES? You should know that on Monday, February 12th, 2018 I convened my first committee hearing for the newly created “For-Hire […]

by · May 16, 2018 · News, What You Should Know